Kamin Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Kamen. German: topographic name for someone who lived at a house with a stove, Middle High German kamin, kemin ‘chimney’, ‘fireplace’, ‘stove’ (Latin caminus). German: probably a metonymic occupational name for a spice dealer, from Middle Low German kamin ‘caraway’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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Kamin Family Origin

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Kamin Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Butcher

    13%
  • Carpenter

    13%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kamin family was Carpenter. The most common Kamin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Kamin's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kamin.

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Kamin Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, Kamin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Kamin in 1944 was 28, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kamin

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